In this seventh talk in a series, Ratnaguna suggests that to live a Buddhist life, we need to delight in the Buddha’s teaching. May 2020
In this sixth talk in a series of eight, Ratnaguna suggests that the Buddhist goal of enlightenment is elusive and subtle. May 2020
Kevin Statham finds we can learn a lot from trees
The week after lockdown, nine women gathered experimentally online to create portable shrines together
Silabodhi updates Manchester Buddhist Centre’s community on how things have been going since the Centre was forced to close by the coronavirus pandemic
Two of our Order Members are offering individual help with your meditation practice at home – a chance to talk about your practice in these challenging times
In this fifth talk in a series of eight, Ratnaguna addresses a wondrous strange quality of the Sangha. The rivers, when they join the great ocean, lose their name and their identity . . . April 2020
In this fourth talk of eight, Ratnaguna suggests that the only way we can really be part of a spiritual community is by being authentic: revealing who we truly are. April 2020
The strange and challenging times continue, and Kevin Statham finds he can now pay closer attention to the cherry blossoms
A moving and generous offer from Claire Morris, following the postponement of her ordination retreat
In this third talk of eight, Ratnaguna suggests that the path to enlightenment requires that we apply a consistent and balanced effort in our Buddhist practice. April 2020
Inspired by Paramananda, Kevin Statham considers his meditation practice during the covid-19 pandemic and finds no quick fixes
Our Chair, Silabodhi, enjoyed January’s European gathering, working on our Buddhist movement’s plans and priorities for the next five years
What happens when you bid for a flamenco lesson and a place on an Alexander Technique workshop at one of our skills auctions? Our fundraiser, Sal, had a go . . .
December’s craft stall made over £1,000 for the Centre. Big thank you to all involved, and watch out for a shrine sale next month
Sundeep, the Centre’s Programme Manager, discusses what’s on offer here in 2020 and why
Amaradaya shares his appreciation of and gratitude to Sangharakshita on a day in commemoration of his death, October 2019
Buddhas, books, cards, gifts, chocolate – our shop’s open six days a week
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Siladevi reflects on an aspect of Buddhism that is often played down, but is nonetheless an organic part of our practice – working together with others to effect change in the world. October 2019.
Silabodhi, our Chair, recently wrote to people in our Buddhist Community about our ongoing plans to install a disability access lift outside the Centre
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Kevin Statham’s report from the Men’s Sangha Retreat at Lockerbrook
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